Category: Whats On

Happy Burns Night

Here’s wishing all our readers a Happy Burns Night! Whether you’re celebrating this or not, hope you have a nice, relaxing and fun evening. Known in medieval Celtic culture as a story teller, verse maker and composer, the word ‘Bard’ has become synonymous with the world’s greatest poets. However, few are as celebrated as Scotland’s […]

The Green Comet

Skies are clearing tonight which makes excellent conditions to view “The Green Comet”. Streaking over the Earth for the first time in 50,000 years this once in a lifetime opportunity can be seen with the naked eye. If you look north eastwards in the sky (that’s towards Strathclyde Park if you’re in Blantyre), it should […]

Binge with Catrina – Podcast

Bringing your attention to a really worthwhile, excellent local podcast. It’s being presented by local woman, Catrina Slavin who bravely fought her own troubles and gave up drinking alcohol around 16 months ago. Catrina is now helping others do the same taking to the internet with her own podcast ‘Binge with Catrina’ on social media […]

The Sound of Music

Following on from their highly successful musical of 2022, “The Addams Family”, Glasgow South based Eros Musical Society are proud to be performing the iconic “The Sound of Music” at East Kilbride Village Theatre from 7 to 11 March 2023. Lesley Wilson, President of Eros said; “We are delighted to be working on this very […]

Stay safe this Christmas

Christmas and New Year party season is well underway across South Lanarkshire. And of course, everyone wants to be able to go out and enjoy themselves in local restaurants, pubs and clubs and return home safely at the end of their night. Chair of the South Lanarkshire Council’s Housing and Technical Resources Committee, Councillor Davie […]

Blantyre Panto Delights

Hundreds of people have been thrilled this festive season so far to watch the latest Blantyre Panto, “Jock and the Blantyre Beanstalk”. The event has been a great thrill for children and adults alike with many “in house” Blantyre jokes and japes, a great script, strong performances and fantastic musical numbers! The venue is Carrigan’s […]